The case describes a middle aged lady with herpes simplex encephalitis. The highlight of the case is the MRI which depicts all the typical features of herpes encephalitis. Herpes virus is the most common cause of encephalitis worldwide. It is very important to recognize this typical MRI picture and initiate Acyclovir therapy at the earliest because, early initiation of therapy is the single factor which affects the prognosis of this serious neurological illness.
Joe James, Jinu Johnson, James Jose and Thulaseedharan NK
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